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Re: PC: Re: Handrail colors

I believe that Penn Central's standard practice was yellow handrails.  All of
the color slides I have of PC locomotive equipment taken during PC's official
existence show yellow handrails.  It was only after April 1, 1976, during the
Conrail era, that white handrails started to show up on units still in former PC

"Walt Gay" <waltrail -AT- erols.com>@smellycat.com on 01/16/2002 01:55:13 PM

Please respond to penn-central -AT- smellycat.com

Sent by:  owner-penn-central -AT- smellycat.com

To:   <penn-central -AT- smellycat.com>
Subject:  PC: Re: Handrail colors

They didn't have to be yellow, just a contrasting color!

----- Original Message -----
From: GJDamien -AT- aol.com
To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2002 1:11 PM
Subject: PC: Handrail colors

Hey guys:

Here's a query for the masses; I am aware that the FRA mandated handrail
ends and steps to be painted yellow, but  I recall at some time PC painted
the handrails and step ends white..... GJDamien -AT- aol.com

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